Subject: Re: threaded applications randomly crash on -current
To: Frank van der Linden <fvdl@NetBSD.org>
From: Nicolas Joly <email@example.com>
Date: 10/21/2004 10:17:57
On Wed, Oct 20, 2004 at 08:06:34PM +0200, Nicolas Joly wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 20, 2004 at 05:17:28PM +0200, Frank van der Linden wrote:
> > On Wed, Oct 20, 2004 at 04:54:08PM +0200, Nicolas Joly wrote:
> > > While trying some bioinfo applications on our amd64 machines running
> > > 2.99.10 and 2.0H kernels (we currently run them on Tru64/alpha), i
> > > noticed that the threaded ones randomly crash (at least NCBI blast and
> > > WashU hmmer).
> > Wolfgang Solfrank came up with this patch, I'll attach it so that you
> > can test it.
> I'm running the patches for about 2 hours now, and no application
> crash ... Previously, it took only a couple of min to hit this
> problem. I'll try all night, just to be sure.
Ok. Program loops ran all night without any crash.
Biological Software and Databanks.
Institut Pasteur, Paris.